EVENTS AND PROGRAMS

  • Sat
    01
    May
    2021
    9:00 amPresented remotely on Zoom

    Lá na Gaeilge will take place on Zoom on Saturday, May 1, and will be hosted by Irish Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant, Brigita Gallagher, and Irish language instructor Gerald Costello. Both are teaching this year’s Irish language classes for the Irish Cultural Center and Elms College. The program is free, but registration is required.

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    Although we cannot gather in person this year, we are very excited to celebrate virtually with all of you and our wonderful guests. We will be joined by some great talent centered around the theme Voices from Cork – it’s going to be a wonderful morning of appreciation of the Irish language and music.

    SCHEDULE

    9:00 am – Readings of selected works in Irish and English, and discussion with bilingual poet Siobhán Ní Dhomhnaill.

    10:00 am – Traditional Irish music with Clíona Halley and Darragh Carey-Kennedy.

    11:00 am – Presentation by UCC Professor Ríona Ní Churtáin on poet Seán Ó Ríordáin, plus new translations of a few Ó Ríordáin poems read by poet Greg Delanty and UCC Professor Aidan Doyle.

    There will be two approximately 15–20 minute breaks in between presenters.

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  • Thu
    13
    May
    2021
    6:00–7:30 pmTaught remotely on Zoom

    The ICC is linking up with Irish historian, Sean Murphy, to introduce our community to live, weekly online Irish history courses presented using Zoom. This course features a general history of each of the thirty two counties in Ireland. The course is divided into four-week modules. Students can enroll on a rolling basis for those parts of Irish history they are most interested in or have the time to participate in. The May module is The History of County Tyrone. Thursdays from 6:00 – 7:30 pm / May 13, 20, 27 & June 3.

    The enrollment fee is $80 for each four-week course. Courses will be presented on Zoom. Each student will receive an electronic copy of each presentation. The classes are one and a half hour long to allow adequate time for questions and answers. Please contact Sean directly for information or to enroll in his course(s) – send an email to seanmurphy630@gmail.com or call 508-790-0438. More information on each course >

  • Thu
    13
    May
    2021
    7:30 – 9:00 pmTaught remotely on Zoom

    The ICC is linking up with Irish historian, Sean Murphy, to introduce our community to live, weekly online Irish history courses presented using Zoom. This course features a chronological general history of Ireland from ancient times to the present day. The course is divided into four-week modules. Students can enroll on a rolling basis for those parts of Irish history they are most interested in or have the time to participate in. The May module is Irish Confederate Wars and Cromwellian Conquest and Plantation. Thursdays from 7:30 – 9 pm / May 13, 20, 27 & June 3.

    The enrollment fee is $80 for each four-week course. Courses are presented on Zoom. Each student will receive an electronic copy of each presentation. The classes are one and a half hour long to allow adequate time for questions and answers. Please contact Sean directly for information or to enroll in his course(s) – send an email to seanmurphy630@gmail.com or call 508-790-0438. More information on each course >

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